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Now that you are aware of Lelouch and the other protagonists driving the series, let's take a look at the Magnificent Bastards that make up their enemies. Only characters that are considered the Big Bad for an arc are found here.

Check the clock and make sure you aren't missing that dentist appointment before you continue.For more information on some of the villains go to these pages.

Unmarked spoilers ahead.


Sosuke Aizen

The Big Bad of Bleach sets himself up as Lelouch's ultimate rival very early on in the series soon becoming his driving antagonist as the two engage in a battle of wit, planning and strategy to see who will come out on top. Lelouch wins and Talbumosuke takes over in Aizen's place. He comes back from Hell and attacks the Soul Society in the Aizen's Revenge arc with startling success. Only to later be put back in his place thanks to Rita's influence. Word of God is that this is not the last we've seen of Aizen. His Bankai is called Suishokyoka Kotaisuigetsu (Crystal Mirror Flower, Solid Water Moon).

Talbumosuke Atrumier

Talbumosuke is an original character created by the author. The son of the head of the Atrumier family, a lesser noble family underneath the Kuchikis until the Aizen's Revenge arc to which they stand on their own and his younger sister Senna—no not that one—takes over. Talbumosuke is often called Aizen's Apprentice by the author where, in contrast to Momo, knows full well Aizen's true intentions and studies under the man becoming a sort of backup plan in case Aizen fails. It turns out this was a well conceived plan. He has wildly styled black hair and piercing red eyes. He is in love with Mia Arruruerie and they have a daughter by the name of Kasumi (see below). Talbumosuke's Shikai is called Jikan Kami and his Bankai is called Choro Kami no Jikan to Kukan.

Takeno Konda

The lead judge of the Central Forty Six after their reformation after their predecessors were killed by Aizen. While it is the entire Central Forty Six is more or less Lelouch's enemy in the Lelouch and the Law arc, it is Takeno who serves as the Big Bad and faces off against Lelouch in court.


A wandering Zanpakuto with the special ability to free other Zanpakuto from their masters and turn them against their wielders. His desire is to create rebellion and create a world where it is the Zanpakuto that control the Soul Reapers. As it stands Muramasa killed his own wielder Or not. His wielder was sealed, so Muramasa orchestrated the rebellion so he could find the seal and undo it.

  • Bad Boss: Destroys Loly and Menoly's Zanpakuto after he uses them to off their wielders. Possibly justified in that he doesn't fully understand arrancar fully.
  • Face Death with Dignity
  • Knight of Cerebus: Okay yeah the series was already pretty serious once the Eye of the Storm arc kicked off and Talbumosuke took the stage and proved to be a very effective villain, but the author jacked up the drama and the heartstring pulling when the Reapers and Heralds arc started. Not to mention the brutal beating Yachiru received and Byakuya's Loyalty Test.
  • Kick the Son of a Bitch: Yes, we know Loly and Menoly are busted up over Mia's death doesn't even come close to justifying their actions.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain!: His separation of Lelouch and Eien Tamashi later comes to have the result of Lelouch mastering his geass.
  • You Remind Me of X: Thinks this of Lelouch in regards to his master Koga.

Shuren Kenzo

A Togabito. He is #188. He wishes to escape from hell. Wields the magic Book of Volcarona. Without the book he is only as strong as #200.

Kokuto Shapikni

A Togabito. He is #187. His only weapons are the chains used to bind him and a black blade. Susanna is his sister.

  • Big Bad Duumvirate: Of the Different Bonds arc. Unlike the movie, Kokuto and Shuren are working together.
  • Love Makes You Evil: With some Incest Subtext thrown in if you read between the lines
  • My Sister Is Off-Limits!: To everyone and everything. Kokuto will let not a single person get anywhere near his sister.
  • The Plan: He and Shuren arrange everything to ensure that Ichigo will go into his ultimate hollow mode.

Hollow Ichigo/Shirosaki

The Hollow inside Kurosaki Ichigo. Wants to take total control over his "King" and take that spot from him. The antagonist of the Demon Within arc.

Kugo Ginjo

A Fullbringer that is also a former Substitute Soul Reaper. He is the leader of the Xcution group. He stopped working for the Soul Society because they wouldn’t stop Natsumi, the soul Reaper that gave him his powers, and his mother, from being killed by the Inked Alliance. He cut his ties with the Soul Society and ceased doing his job. He swore vengeance on Ukitake. His Fullbring is the Cross of Scaffold. The necklace used to manifest his fullbring used to belong to his father.

  • Big Bad: Of the Fullbringer arc.
  • Disappeared Dad: Ginjo's father passed away when he was young, though this doesn't affect Ginjo as much as Masaki's passing affects Ichigo.
  • Even Bad Men Love Their Mamas: Why did he have a grudge against Soul Society? Because they didn't help out in stopping the Inked Alliance from killing his mom and girlfriend, who was also a FORMER SHINIGAMI.
  • Heroic BSoD: Suffers this after the death of Natsumi and his Mom.
  • Late-Arrival Spoiler: In canon the fact that he's a former Substitute Soul Reaper is a big surprise, but here this fact is mentioned two whole arcs before Ginjo even gets any screen time. This is, of course, due to the fact that Lelouch has done his homework
  • Roaring Rampage of Revenge: Against the Inked Alliance as they killed his mom and his lover.
  • Start of Darkness:
  • Team Dad: Seems to have a role like this given how he’s much older than any of the other fullbringers and he tells Yukio twice not to play his game at the dining table during breakfast.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: Ginjo was a pretty cool guy until Natsumi and his mother’s death.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist

General-in-chief Albert Q. Anerdas

The General-In-Chief (preceding Cornelia) of Britannia’s Royal Army. The Leader of the Inked Alliance and Big Bad of Cornelia's entire story mode. Cornelia kills him at point blank range with her Cool Gun.

  • Big Bad: Of Cornelia's entire story mode.
  • The Chessmaster: In a very literal sense, he has absolute authority over the Britannian army so NO ONE can defy him, and he can arrange the board how he sees fit because of it.
  • The Dragon: His is Lieutenant General Marshall Evans.
  • Evil All Along: He is in charge of the Inked Alliance.
  • Humongous Mecha: Wields the Malleagant.
  • Large Ham
  • Not So Different: He attempts to prove this between him and Cornelia. it doesn't work.
  • Oh, Crap!: Gets this expression when he realizes Cornelia is about to kill him.
  • Old Soldier: He's 72 and he's still in top physical form, and is also the General-in-chief of the entire Britannian army prior to turning high traitor.
  • Scars Are Forever: He has scar tissue by his right eye where he supposedly took a grenade explosion to the face and lived to tell about it.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: Believes that constantly having a threat will keep soldiers on edge and the people happy. Cornelia and her gun beg to differ.


The hollow form of the 99th Emperor of Britannia. He is Captain of Squad 10, Lamperouge Lelouch before Lelouch is flung back in time. He starts off as a normal hollow, but is later absorbed by the Vasdo Lordes Scourge and then hive minds the body and becomes the dominant mind, but at a great cost to his psyche. Now he is a being completely driven by vengeance and he is stated to be just as powerful as Lelouch. However, it is a Foregone Conclusion that Lelouch will defeat him in order to stabilize the time stream.

Kasumi Atrumier

A togabito wearing a white mantle that appears before Ichigo to help get vengeance on Kokuto and Shuren. She is the strongest Togabito in hell and the daughter of Talbumosuke Atrumier and Mia Arruruerie. Her Zanpakuto is called 'Manakama' (True Companion). Her Bankai is 'Manakama, Zenmen-tekina Shien'. (True Companion, full support). She is now the new captain of squad 2.

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